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The moral arc of Indian agent Lawrence Taliaferro

U.S. Indian agent Lawrence Taliaferro, a bureaucrat who played a crucial role in the seizure of Native American land in the Upper Mississippi Valley in the 1830s, came to deplore the “rascality and frauds permitted by the treaty making power generally.”

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Zac joined Minnesota Lawyer in October 2015 after a year working as a web producer and reporter at WCCO-TV.

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